CAREERS BULLETIN Year 12/13 24 February 2020



Applicants need to give permission for their application to be visible to school after submission, by ticking a box in the ‘Pay and send’ section.

If you have not opted in, please update this in the ‘Your details’ section of Track, under ‘School data sharing’, as soon as possible, so that we can track the progress of your application and give you appropriate support during the decision making process.


Leadership Academy 2020

27 & 28 August, Wellington College, Berkshire, UK

Leadership Academy is a two day all expenses paid residential programme for students in their final year of A-level studies (or equivalent). Designed and delivered by global management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, it is a chance to build a toolkit of practical leadership skills and to find out more about management consulting all in a community of like-minded peers.

For more information please email us at:  or visit

The deadline for applications is Sunday 29 March 2020.

Leadership academy is an 18+ programme. Participants must be 18 by end of August 2020.


Inspiring Minds is an excellent opportunity for students thinking about university to learn more about the options available to them. Students will have the opportunity to experience their chosen subject at undergraduate level through a range of taster lectures and workshops, receive university application guidance and take a tour of our outstanding campus with current students.

Furthermore, attending these events can make a valuable addition to any personal statement, helping students to stand out as part of the university application process.

Our next event is Inspiring Minds STEM on Tuesday 31 March 2020.

The event is free of charge, but please note that spaces are limited and therefore early booking is recommended. Please click below for more information and to book.


Are you in Year 12 and considering applying to study one of the following subjects at university?

  • Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene and Therapy
  • Drama
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work

Did you know that an important part of the selection process for these subjects is an interview or selection workshop?

To give you an insight into what to expect from this, we are running a series of friendly and engaging workshops designed to inform you about the interview process, and help you become more confident and prepared for your UCAS application.

This interview preparation programme will take place at the University of Birmingham between 16:00 – 18:00 on five dates between March and November 2020.

For more information and to apply for the programme, please visit


Jaguar Land Rover currently has exclusive work experience opportunities for 14-18-year-olds located at 7 different locations in the West Midlands.

The opportunities are based near Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Halewood, Whitley, Gaydon and Wolverhampton. Applications will close on the 28th of February 2020 and placements will commence between June and July 2020.

Using the link below you can learn more and apply for this exclusive opportunity: 

Use Springpod to apply directly to this and work experience opportunities from Atkins, BBC, BMW, Airbus, BAE Systems, Deloitte, Boots, Royal Air Force, Rolls Royce EY and more.


Institution of Civil Engineers
If you are excited by designing or building, solving problems or improving lives then you’ll enjoy a career in civil engineering. Civil engineering apprenticeships are a great way to enter the profession and earn while you learn. What’s more, the Institution of Civil Engineers can put you on the path to a professional qualification, helping you to stand out from the crowd.
·         Civil engineers earn an average salary of £46,369*

·         Civil engineers are in demand across the UK and the world

·         Professionally qualified engineers have high status similar to doctors and lawyers

·         * All data from The Engineer Salary Survey 2019


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